Building and Zoning


The Building and Zoning Department is responsible for the enforcement of the various building codes and ordinances relating to the construction, alteration, repair of, addition to, and demolition of buildings, houses, garages, sheds, fences and other structures in the City.

Please be sure to call the Building Department prior to performing any Commercial or Residential construction so that we can assist you through the process.  All aspects of site development, including building plan approvals, engineering, zoning, and flood plain administration are handled through our office.


Building and Zoning Department
City of Ashland
206 Claremont Avenue, 3rd Floor
Ashland, OH 44805
Phone: 419-289-8744
Fax: 419-281-8052

Shane Kremser, PE, CBO
Building Official

Michelle Peterman
Building & Zoning Specialist II

Michael Mowry, PE
Assistant City Engineer & Plans Examiner

Jeff Ream
Electrical Safety Inspector
Building Inspector

Adam Vandriest
Plumbing Inspector

Building Inspector Trainee